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Company K 120th Ohio Volunteer Infantry

 Abraham Lincoln 4 Oct 1862, Frederick MD
"May our children and our children's children to a thousand generations, continue to enjoy the benefits conferred upon us by a united country, and have cause yet to rejoice under those glorious institutions bequeathed us by Washington and his compeers."

 

History of the 120th OVI
Arkasas Post and the 120th

Chicasaw Bayou and the 120th
Alphabetical list of soldiers of the 120th OVI with link to their Company.

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Abraham Lincoln, 22 Aug 1864, to the 166th OH Inf.  
"It is not merely for to-day, but for all time to come that we should perpetuate for our children's children this great and free government, which we have enjoyed all our lives."


Company K of the 120th OVI
and Unassigned men
Mustered in 14 Oct 1862 at Camp Mansfield, Ohio by Alexander E. Drake, Captain 2d Infantry, USA:  Consolidated with the 114th OVI 27 Nov 1864

Arranged alphabetically regardless of rank
104 men listed in Company K
Majority signed for 3 years.
Date beside name is date of Entering the Service and the
information about service is taken from Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio, 1888, Vol 8
and the Roll of Honor in the back of the volume.

Those who died in service are marked with a
red *.
For more on Camp Ford where the Snaggy Point captives were held, see history section and links.

The following Muster Roll records can be found at:  openlibrary.org
National Archives Microfilm Publications; Microcopy No. 594; Compiled Records Showing Service of Military Units in volunteer Union Organizations; Roll 160; Ohio; One Hundred Twentieth Infantry through One Hundred Twenty-ninth Infantry
[Researcher's annotations in brackets]
[
PDF Map of place names]
Company K, Captain George W. Conyer [Conyer died 11 Apr 1863 at St. Louis Mo; John Smith was Captain until he resigned 29 Sep 1863; Harvey Applegate was promoted to Captain 11 Aug 1864 while he was prisoner of war]
 Oct 17 to Oct 31 shows station of company, Barracks near Covington
Record of events:  Regt. left Camp Mansfield the 25th day of Oct. and came by Rail Road to Cincinnati and from there marched to Covington Barracks near Covington.
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Nov and Dec 1862 shows station of company, On board Steamer Key West
Record of events:  This Co remained in Covington Barracks, Covington, Ky from dates of last muster until Nov 21/62.  It then embarked on board the Steamer Ft. Wagner and proceeded down the river to Memphis, Tenn. where it arrived Dec 7/62 and remained there until Dec 20/62     It then embarked on board Str. Key West and proceeded down the Mississippi River to the mouth of the Yazoo River.    It then proceeded up the Yazoo river to Johnson's Landing where it arrived Dec 26/62 and was? engaged in the battle near Vicksburg Miss. 28th and 29th days of Dec. and had but two wounded during the engagement.  
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Jan and Feb 1863 shows station of company, Youngs Point, La.
Record of events:  The Co evacuated Chickasaw Bayou the 2nd Jan     proceeded down the Yazoo to the Miss. River, thence up the river to the mouth of White River, thence up that river to the Cut Off, through which we passed into the Arkansas and up that river to "Arkansas Post" when we ????? in the battle of the Arkansas the Post on the 11th inst.  and when we went in and won.  Reembarked on board the Str. "Crescent City" the 7th inst. and proceeded down the Arkansas and Miss. River to "Youngs Point," La. where we went into Camp the 24th inst and where we have remained up to this date.
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Special Muster Roll April 10, 1863 shows station of company, Smith Plantation
Record of events:  Embarked on board Steam Boat at Youngs Point, La. March 8/63 and proceeded up the river to Millikens bend where we arrived on the 9th inst.    We remained there until April 2nd at which time we started to this place       arrived here April 8th inst. where we are now encamped.
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Mar and Apl, 1863 shows station of company, Near Grand Gulf, Miss.
Record of events:  The Co left Youngs Point March 8/63 and proceeded up the River to Millikens Bend.    Encamped and remained there until April 2/63 and then proceeded to Richmond and from there to Perkins Plantation and from there to Grand Gulf where we arrived Apl 30/63.  
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 May and June, 1863 shows station of company, Black River Miss.
Record of events:  The company with the Regt was engaged in the Battle of Thompsons Hill May 1st 1863 and from there proceeded to Raymond and from there to Vicksburgh where they arrived the 19th of May 1863 and engaged in the Battle until the 25th    then marched to Black River Miss where it has remained to present date.
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July and Aug, 1863 shows station of company, Carlton, La  [Carrollton]
Record of events:  The Company with the Regt left Black River July 6 and marched to Jackson, Miss.   Engaged in the Battle at that place and from there returned to Vicksburg and from there down the River to Port Hudson and from there to this place where we are now encamped.
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Sept and Oct, 1863 shows station of company, New Iberia, La.
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Nov and Dec, 1863, shows station of company, Plaquemine, La.
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Jany and Feby, 1864, shows station of company, Plaquemine, La.
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Mch and Apl, 1864 shows station of company, Baton Rouge, La.
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May and June, 1864 shows station of company, Morganzia, La.
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July and Aug, 1864 shows station of company,Morganzia Bend, La.
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Sept and Oct, 1864 shows station of company, White River Landing, Ark.  
No muster out roll of Co.
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[The 120th OVI merged into the 114th OH Inf on 27 Nov 1864.]    


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The red * indicates that the soldier died in service.

 

 

ACHISON, Thomas
ALBERTSON, James

APPLEGATE, Harvey

BEAM, Daniel    not on original list

BEBELL, Edward *

BECKER, Joseph *

BENDER,Charles

BENDER, John S.

BLANC, Augustus *

BOWMAN, William

BRITZER, John    BRITZIUS

BRUCE, William H.

CARMICHAEL, William

CARROTHERS, James

CHAMBERLAIN, Abraham

CHANEY, Charles I.

CHEW, Amon

CLEMENT, Shannon

CLINE, George P.

COCKBURN, William

COCKRAN, Martin

CONYER, George W. *

COOPER, William L.

CORNELL, Charles

CRAIG, Thomas V.

CRAIG, William F.

CROSS, Joseph *

CROZIER, James *

DAVENPORT, Aaron

DAVENPORT, Thomas N.

DENVIER, Thomas

DEWITT, David *

DEWITT, Johnson M. *

DIAL, Ephraim *

DOUGLASS, James

DRAKE, James M. *

ENGLISH, Samuel A.

ESCHBAUGH, Christian

ETZWILER, John J. *

FAST, Salathiel

FOCKLER, Robert

FOGLE, John K.

FRENCH, James    not on original list

FRY, David *

GUNWELL, Cyrus   GURWELL

GUTHRIE, Nathaniel

HALL, William *

HAMILTON, Charles H.   Alias James B. WILSON

HARRIS, David W. *

HORN, Michael

HUFFMAN, George F.   HOFFMAN

HUGHES, Jacob

HUSON, Benjamin

HYMAN, John H.

JOHNSON, Milford

KAUFFMAN, Michael

KERR, John

KERR, Thomas *

KINSLEY, Henry [Missing in Action]

KINSLEY, Samuel [Missing in Action]

KIZER, John *

KOERBER, William

LEEFER, Parker *

LEITNER, Miller T.

LEYLANDER, John

LIGHTCAP, Solomon

LONGEY, Augustus     LONGE

LOUTHAM, Henry H.    LOUTHAN

LURWELL, C.

McCLURE, James L.

McMILLEN, John A.  alias Albert J.

MARTIN, August

METZGER, William

MICKEY, Newton F.

MILLER, Philip *

MONDORFF, Henry *  MUNDORFF

MOORE, Albert H.

MORFOOT, Jacob *  [murdered]

MOSIER, Henry    MOSER

NELSON, Thomas J.

ORR, Thomas [Not on original list]

PALMER, John T. *

PARCELL, David H. *

PARCHER, George

PURDEY, Joseph C. *

RICKEY, William S.

RISSER, Isaac *

RIZOR, Charles *

ROBERTS, Thomas H. *

RUHMAN, Abraham

SANSENBAUGH, John

SHANK, James

SHAW, Alfred N.

SHOTT, Charles    SCHOTT

SMITH, John Emery

SMITH, Washington J.

SNYDER, Joseph

STEEL, John

STEVENS, Hubert D.

SWANGER, Alexander J.

SWANGER, George

SYBERT, George W.

TANNER, Frederick

TUTTLE, David H.

WEBSTER, Lyman *

WILSON, James [See Charles H. HAMILTON]

WRATH, George

 

Unassigned to any company
DODGE, Joseph
LANCASTER, Nicholas

LEON_Marion
STEIMER, John
WOOD, Amos

 

 

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